Unit 7 Cards

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  1. The notion of separate spheres and the Cult of Domesticity allowed the ___ to distinguish themselves as separate from and superior to the working class.
    Middle Class
  2. The Second Great Awakening...
    Saw growth of the Baptist and Methodist churches in the United States, were characterized by large gatherings at religious revivals, and showed regional differences across the United States.
  3. The concept of Manifest Destiny embraced the idea(s) that...
    The United States would expand "from sea to shining sea."; residents of areas under expansion would be Americanized, and spreading the boundaries of the United States was equivalent to spreading freedom
  4. Mexico lost more than half its territory to the United States as a result of...
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  5. __ viewed self-reliance as the key to the human experience.
  6. Millenial movements such as Shakers and Millerites believed that the second coming of Jesus was approaching. True or False?
  7. Stimulated by new religious fervor and upset by social conditions, a number of new communities and reform movements appeared quickly after 1840. True or False?
  8. Burned-over districts were...
    In New York and Ohio, where intense revivals occurred
  9. German immigrants in the 1850s...
    Tended to come as groups and families
  10. The major impetus for the huge Irish immigration to the United States after 1845 was...
    A deadly potato famine
  11. What effect did Mexico's winning its independence from Spain have on American settlement in the Southwest?
    American settlement and expansion into the former Spanish territories increased after Mexico gained independence
  12. The Mexican War erupted when...
    Mexican and American troops clashed north of the Rio Grande
  13. Among the vocal opponents of the Mexican War was...
    Abraham Lincoln
  14. Which statement offers the most accurate overview of the Old South?
    A) It was a solidly unified region with common economic interests.
    B) For all the differ within the South, the region's commitment to slavery was the same throughout
    C) The South has remained socially, culturally, and economically unchanged for centuries
    D) Its distinct subregions had quite different economic interests and varying degrees of commitment to slavery.
    E) The "Old South" was politically, economically, and culturally similar to the North
  15. In the South, the paternalist ethos or paternalism...
    Reflected the hierarchical society in which the planter took responsibility for the lives of those around him
  16. As president, James Polk's top priority was to...
    Secure geographic expansion of the United States, especially through the acquisition of Texas, California, and New Mexico
  17. The Seneca Falls Convention...
    Demand equal rights for women
  18. Which of the following was NOT a condition of slavery life in the South?
    A) The freedom to use the time after work as they wished
    B) The ability to keep their families intact
    C) An adequate if rough diet
    D) Hard work, even for women and children
    E) Isolation and control
  19. The slave population in the United States by 1860 was approximately...
    4 million
  20. The major reason the South did not industrialize was that...
    Plantation slavery was quite profitable
  21. "Fifty-four or fight!" refers to...
    American desires to expand to take "all of Oregon," despite the British claims to the territory
  22. Woman who was instrumental in the effort to encourage states to establish mental asylums.
    Dorothea Dix
  23. Leader of the Church of Later-Day Saints who led his people to Utah to escape persecution.
    Brigham Young
  24. Woman who led the Shakers as they worked to perfect communities in anticipation of Christ's return
    "Mother" Ann Lee
  25. Head of the Massachusetts board of education who advocated for universal public education
    Horace Mann
  26. Pennsylvania doctor who argued large amounts of alcohol was injurious to an individual's health
    Benjamin Rush
  27. Abolitionist who published the "The Liberator."
    William Lloyd Garrison
  28. Transcendentalist who exhibited his beliefs when he lived in a cabin at Walden Pond
    Henry David Thoreau
  29. Essayist and lecturer who became the most prominent transcendentalist
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2016-04-28 18:11:19
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